Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
Year Introduced1999
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/13
Angle of View: Diagonal8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 90 oz  (2550g)
Actual Weight 89.8 oz  (2545g)
Lens Hood Weight 7.6 oz  (215g)
Tripod Ring Weight 4.7 oz  (134g)
In-Use Weight 102.2 oz  (2894g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 5.04 x 9.92”  (128 x 252mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 5.04 x 10.31”  (128 x 262mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 5.1”  (129.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 10.31”  (262mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 5.74 x 5.71”  (145.8 x 145mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.71  (145mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.56”  (39.6mm)
Filter Size DI 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 98.43”  (2500mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 91.42”  (2322mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.18-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.24-0.09x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-120 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Lens Case 300 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 33.74'
420mm = 45.38' (w/ 1.4x)
23.62" x 15.75" Target:
600mm = 33.73' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 10283mm
420mm = 13831mm (w/ 1.4x)
600mm x 400mm Target:
600mm = 10282mm (w/ 2.0x)
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